Robbie Brenner is an American film executive, a partner at The Firm and the president of its film division. She was the president of production at Relativity Media from September 2011 until August 2015.[1][2][3][4]Before joining Relativity in 2009, Brenner produced Machine Gun Preacher starring Gerard Butler and directed by Marc Forster.[5]

Brenner attended New York University Film School and subsequently worked at Miramax Films for nine years.[2] While at Miramax, she worked on numerous films including Serendipity, starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale. In 2004, Brenner produced the film Haven, a Cayman Islands crime drama featuring Orlando Bloom, Bill Paxton, and Zoe Saldana. Brenner went on to work at Twentieth Century Fox as senior vice president, Production in 2005 and 2006.[6] After her time there, she was with Davis Entertainment and produced the science fiction film Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem.[7] In 2013, Brenner produced the film Dallas Buyers Club, a Focus Features drama featuring Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, and Jennifer Garner. This garnered her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Brenner appeared at #96 in The Hollywood Reporter's "Women in Entertainment 2012: Power 100."[8]

She is currently head of Mattel Films, which is working on feature films based on major Mattel properties including American Girl, Barbie, Hot Wheels, and View-Master.[9][10]

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  1. ^ Fleming, Jr., Mike (September 8, 2015). "Robbie Brenner Leaving Relativity To Run The Firm's Film Division". Deadline. Retrieved 11 September 2015.
  2. ^ a b http://www.relativitymediallc.com/About.aspx
  3. ^ Kenneally, Tim (September 30, 2011). "Relativity Boosts Tucker Tooley to Co-President; Robbie Brenner to Fill His Position". Reuters. Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  4. ^ Kit, Borys (September 30, 2011). "Relativity Promotes Tucker Tooley, Robbie Brenner". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  5. ^ "Crew Bios". Machine Gun Preacher - Official Movie Website. Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  6. ^ Sneider, Jeff (September 30, 2011). "Relativity ups Tooley to co-prexy". Variety. Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  7. ^ http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/352388/Aliens-vs-Predator-Requiem/credits
  8. ^ "THR's Women in Entertainment 2012: Power 100". The Hollywood Reporter. December 5, 2012. Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  9. ^ Kilday, Gregg (September 6, 2018). "Mattel Names Robbie Brenner to Head New Film Division". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  10. ^ Kit, Boris (2019-02-27). "View-Master Movie In the Works at MGM and Mattel Films (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 25 March 2019.